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  • 2016

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  • Defence and security company Saab announces that it has been awarded two contracts by Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects (DAEP) to supply and install a Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) system at Dubai International Airport (DXB) and a Surface Multilateration system at Al Maktoum Airport (AMI).

     
  • Defence and security company Saab has announced that Austro Control, the Austrian Air Navigation Service Provider, has formally signed the final acceptance for its nation-wide Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) system.

     
  • Defence and security company Saab has received the prestigious IHS Jane’s Air Traffic Control (ATC) Award for delivering the first operational and approved Remote Tower in the world.  

     
  • Defence and security company Saab announces that it has been selected by Air Navigation and Weather Services (ANWS), a division of the Taiwan Civil Aeronautics Administration, to deliver a Tower Automation System for the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport’s (TPE) new control tower.

     
  • Defence and security company Saab will be exhibiting its full range of air traffic management solutions at the World ATM Congress, 8 to 10 March 2016 in Madrid, Spain. Please visit us on Stand 305.

     
  • 2015

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  • Defence and security company Saab has been selected by the Irish Aviation Authority to deploy Saab’s Aerobahn® Departure Manager (DMAN) to improve operational efficiency at Dublin International Airport. The addition of DMAN will optimize the departure management process at one of Europe’s fastest growing airports.

    Defence and security company Saab has been selected by the Irish Aviation Authority to deploy Saab’s Aerobahn® Departure Manager (DMAN) to improve operational efficiency at Dublin International Airport. The addition of DMAN will optimize the departure management process at one of Europe’s fastest growing airports.

     
  • How does a remote tower system work?

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    Saab’s Remote Tower system has been developed in close collaboration with the Swedish Civil Aviation Administration. The system provides a safe and cost-effective means of controlling the air traffic at an airport remotely from another location.

    Saab’s Remote Tower system has been developed in close collaboration with the Swedish Civil Aviation Administration. The system provides a safe and cost-effective means of controlling the air traffic at an airport remotely from another location.

     
  • Happy Landings

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    Saab is taking part in a pilot project with remote tower technology at a busy airport in Virginia. The potential market for this technology is huge.

    Saab is taking part in a pilot project with remote tower technology at a busy airport in Virginia. The potential market for this technology is huge.

     
  • Today marks a significant milestone in the Leesburg Airport Remote Tower Demonstration Program. The first phase of the demonstration is reaching its conclusion, after which the partnership will have collected data during a four-month passive monitoring phase.

    Today marks a significant milestone in the Leesburg Airport Remote Tower Demonstration Program. The first phase of the demonstration is reaching its conclusion, after which the partnership will have collected data during a four-month passive monitoring phase.

     
  • In October of 2014, Saab, the Virginia SATSLab, Inc. (VSATS), and the Leesburg Executive Airport in Leesburg, Virginia, officially formed a partnership to demonstrate and evaluate Saab's remote tower technologies for use at the Leesburg Executive Airport.

    In October of 2014, Saab, the Virginia SATSLab, Inc. (VSATS), and the Leesburg Executive Airport in Leesburg, Virginia, officially formed a partnership to demonstrate and evaluate Saab's remote tower technologies for use at the Leesburg Executive Airport. The FAA, the Virginia Department of Aviation and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) are serving in advisory roles for the program. In addition, the FAA and NATCA are providing air traffic controllers for the demonstration to test the system and collect data. Saab's goal for the demonstration program is to achieve FAA approval, per their Safety Management System (SMS) requirements, to operate a remote tower as a non-federal system in non-radar, Class D airspace.

     
  • 2

  • Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) to deliver a Remote Tower Centre to Dublin Airport and the corresponding remote tower installations at Cork and Shannon Airport. Electronic Flight Strips (EFS) are also included in the order and will be installed at all three airports.

     
  • 2014

  • 4

  • Defence and security company Saab, along with the Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider (LFV), have received final operational approval from the Swedish Transport Agency for the remote operation of Örnsköldsvik Airport from Sundsvall, Sweden. This achievement means the world’s first airport remotely controlled by Remote Tower Services (RTS) will commence shortly, paving the way for more efficient, safe and cost-effective delivery of air traffic control services.

     
  • 3

  • Defense and security company Saab announced that its Aerobahn Departure Manager (DMAN) successfully helped San Francisco International Airport (SFO) proactively manage the recent closure of its runways. During the four-month period, DMAN provided departure management and sequencing of aircraft to reduce aircraft taxi times, fuel burn and emissions. As the system selected by construction manager Parsons Brinckerhoff for the Collaborative Decision making (CDM) team at San Francisco, Aerobahn helped achieve operational performance objectives and improved the predictability of operations. 

    Defense and security company Saab announced that its Aerobahn Departure Manager (DMAN) successfully helped San Francisco International Airport (SFO) proactively manage the recent closure of its runways. During the four-month period, DMAN provided departure management and sequencing of aircraft to reduce aircraft taxi times, fuel burn and emissions. As the system selected by construction manager Parsons Brinckerhoff for the Collaborative Decision making (CDM) team at San Francisco, Aerobahn helped achieve operational performance objectives and improved the predictability of operations. 

     
  • 2

  • Groundbreaking news for Saab Remote Tower in Sweden

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    Defence and security company Saab has developed technology for remote air traffic control, known as Remote Tower. The Swedish Transport Agency has now given the Swedish air navigation service provider, LFV, clearance for the critical flight safety aspects of Remote Tower to be commissioned. Sundsvall Remote Tower Centre will therefore come into operation as of autumn 2014. As a result, the airport in Örnsköldsvik will be the first in the world to be remotely controlled.

     
  • Saab to Deploy Aerobahn DMAN for Proactive Management of Departures During Runway Construction at San Francisco International Airport.